Iron-Cross-Second-Class

Fine studio portrait of Norwegian volunteer Alf Henry Rødseth, born 9 September 1922, member of the Den Norske Legion (Norwegian Legion) of the Waffen-SS, which fought in the northern sector of the Eastern Front, near Leningrad. His rank is SS-Schütze (Private) and wears the Ostfront 1941/42 (Winterschlacht im Osten) ribbon in his tunic button.

Generalleutnant Agustín Muñoz Grandes, commander of the the Blue Division (División Española de Voluntarios), photographed with the Iron Cross Second Class which was awarded on 8 September 1941. During his command Muñoz Grandes was decorated with the Knight’s Cross on 12 March 1942 and on 13 December 1942 with the Oakleaves which was personally added by Hitler for his valiant conduct in the fighting against the Soviets.